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Slumberland | an Audio Drama

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This audio drama invites your ears to visit Slumberland, a small island town in the US. Come along with Thomas Edward M, the freelance soundman. He's been hired to meet the locals and record their oral histories for the town's time capsule. The unfolding history of the town mixes folklore, paranormal, mystery and humor.

This audio drama invites your ears to visit Slumberland, a small island town in the US. Come along with Thomas Edward M, the freelance soundman. He's been hired to meet the locals and record their oral histories for the town's time capsule. The unfolding history of the town mixes folklore, paranormal, mystery and humor.
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This audio drama invites your ears to visit Slumberland, a small island town in the US. Come along with Thomas Edward M, the freelance soundman. He's been hired to meet the locals and record their oral histories for the town's time capsule. The unfolding history of the town mixes folklore, paranormal, mystery and humor.

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English

Contact:

586-322-7516


Episodes

061 - Senescence

1/14/2018
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Tasked by Oblivia to go collect more oral histories, Thomas meets yet another daughter of the Pierce clan. Bethesda is the eldest offspring and her personality is like a fountain of youthful energy. Bethesda Pierce performed by Sarah Rhea Warner. Find more of her work at: www.girlinspacepodcast.com www.sarahwerner.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:06:47


060 - Shocks and Chakras

12/26/2017
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Thomas is shocked. He's actually meeting Oblivia Newton-Baum. But there's no time for small talk. Oblivia holds a thick file of research she needs to contribute to the Oral History Project, even if it means spilling some details from her own troubled past. Oblivia Newton-Baum performed by Nancy Penvose. For more info write her at: penvosen@gmail.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:22:19


059 - Supplemental 3 - Santa Claus

12/12/2017
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Hear an old recording of Alva Pierce reading the 1897 holiday classic "Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus." For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:07:43


058 - Secondary

11/30/2017
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Thomas meets a young town resident, Dae'Yana. The local poetry scene is up for discussion again. Dae'Yana Jung performed by Vicki Morgan. For more info write her at: vbmorgan90@gmail.com For more info and to subscribe, visit http://tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:05:57


Slumberland episode 57 "Shower"

11/10/2017
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Day after day Thomas remembers something while he's taking a shower. But by the time he's done showering, he completely forgets it. Maybe a sound recorder can help. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:04:59


Slumberland episode 56 "Sir"

10/24/2017
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Someone -- or something -- has slept for decades in a closet inside the community dome. Along comes Thomas Edward M, ready to make a new friend. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:08:56


Slumberland episode 55 "Snail Mail"

10/1/2017
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Thomas gets a postcard: two women from Slumberland are starting new chapters in their lives. Chrysanthemum Jones communes with New England whales and Lex Pierce fixates on tattoos. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:07:36


Slumberland episode 54 "Supplemental 2 - Snark"

9/13/2017
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Beckett Pierce re-examines the 1876 poem "The Hunting of the Snark" by Lewis Carroll. She wonders if some clues to explain Omar Evanston's disappearance may be found in the text. "The Hunting of the Snark" written by Lewis Carroll."The Hunting of the Snark" written by Lewis Carroll. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:11:19


Slumberland episode 53 "Secret Oral History"

8/23/2017
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The tale of Badamo Del Becha on the Slumberland beach in the 1930s gets told again. This time from the very singular perspective of Delfina Del Becha. Delfina Del Becha performed by Kim Kreuzwieser. Music: Rgrdlzz, Lostfrevr, Rlxnt, Prcsse by Ars Sonor. Creative Commons: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:17:04


Slumberland episode 52 "Silent Stranger"

8/7/2017
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Hear the final events leading to the origin of the Sandy Specter legend. Alva Pierce Jr tells the tale concerning Badamo Del Becha, two of his men and their stormy encounter with young Coyote in the 1930s. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:19:28


Slumberland episode 51 "Séance Fiction"

6/6/2017
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Alva Pierce Junior arrives on the beach to pick up the Badamo Del Becha / Sandy Specter legend, where his old friend Davis left off the tale. The fates of Bryce and Carlsbad, the missing Suffer Ink bottles and more about Badamo's history are all revealed. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:21:28


Slumberland episode 50 "Sandy Specter"

4/26/2017
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Davis X. Mackinaw relates tales of the town's ghost legend, a malevolent spirt known as the Sandy Specter. Davis X. Mackinaw performed by Josh McDaniel. Phaedra Pierce performed by Katherine Goffeney. Helena Pierce performed by Allison Hetter. Oblivia Newton-Baum performed by Debra Harrison-Lowe. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:28:57


Slumberland episode 49 "Scouts"

3/31/2017
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Thomas arrives at an isolated corner of Slumberland Island where Davis X. Mackinaw sweeps the beach with a special kind of metal detector. Davis records stories from when he was a boy and he and his friends were members of the Slumberland Scouts. Davis X. Mackinaw performed by Josh McDaniel. Phaedra Pierce performed by Katherine Goffeney. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:20:58


Slumberland episode 48 "Set Ups"

3/17/2017
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Thomas returns to the "Taos House" atop Slumberland's largest hill, where Jeepers MacGeepers holds his next instructions. A couple of other voices also put in return appearances. Doreen performed by Jamie Sweigart. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:07:23


Slumberland episode 47 "Shipwrecks"

2/19/2017
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Thomas gets sidetracked into meeting Maxima McGillicutty, heiress socialite and submersible pilot. Maxima's family has a long and strange history intertwined with Slumberland Island. Maxima performed by Theresa Carranza. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:22:46


Slumberland episode 46 "Shaman"

1/28/2017
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When last was heard about Oskar, he called to complain about a cursed wooden hand puppet that refused to let go of his arm. Now unconscious, and under house arrest, Oskar's friends enlist the help of Thomas Edward M. Veronika Newton-Baum performed by performed by Debra Harrison-Lowe. Philippo performed by David Leavitt. The Shaman performed by Dick Chrisman. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:14:04


Slumberland episode 45 "Sturgeon"

1/8/2017
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The Oral History session with town electrician Merlin Jebb. It's a fish tale partly told by song. Also includes a tour of Slumberland's substation. There's an ever-present hum in the building that annoys a sound man like Thomas Edward M. Also a mysterious green glowing power source, left running by the island's long-vanished resident genius, Stig Gorgonsdottir. His brother Sigmund once visited Slumberland and helped build the Community Dome. "Siggy" also left behind some data...

Duration: 00:14:53


Slumberland episode 44 "Stink"

12/22/2016
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Thomas prepares for his next oral history session. Before heading off he learns of a new situation concerning the shell phones in Slumberland. After that, he bumps into Doreen. She's a colorfully off-color local with a keen sense of smell. Roger performed by Josh McDaniel. Doreen performed by Jamie Sweigart. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:05:39


Slumberland episode 43 "Sierra"

12/11/2016
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Jeepers plays Thomas a message left by a Slumberland woman named Sierra. An expert tracker, she goes off in search of Tango and the cassette tape he stole from Mr. Sound. What Sierra finds is both unexpected and unsettling. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:10:28


042 - Syncytium Island Tales, Part 1

11/29/2016
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An old friend of Jeepers named Noah Dahl tells a rambling tale. It's everything he knows about the mysterious giant metal sculpture of a woman's head, now locked away on Slumberland Island. Noah connects the dots between a fake Statue of Liberty, bat droppings and a cargo cult. Learn more about Jere Stormer at www.jerestormer.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration: 00:17:39

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